The Red Devils coach has cut a sullen figure throughout pre-season with the former Chelsea boss unable to hide his dissatisfaction with Brazil global midfielder Fred being his sides only high profile signing.
But with Leicester demanding a fee of £75million - a world record for a defender - United looked elsewhere, though were ultimately left without any defensive recruits after a frustrating window.
Alan Shearer and Ian Wright might be Premier League heroes, but in recent times they've also become popular pundits for BBC Sport.
"But again, the perception of the people that reads can be different, but I like my players and my group".
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"It's important to win and play well, we played well in periods against a good team that invest more than us", he told Sky Sports News after the match. All of the pre-match coverage for the seasons opening game was exclusively focused on Manchester United and their bizarrely underwhelming transfer window. Liverpool first broke the transfer record by bringing in Alisson Becker from AS Roma, but Chelsea made a decision to go one step better by signing young Athletic Bilbao shot-stopper Kepa Arrizabalaga.
On potential debutant Riyad Mahrez, Guardiola added: "He knows the Premier League and that's a good point for us. But at the same time they've got something to prove and previous year we gave most teams a run".
One game into the season and we've already had two collectors' items - a Luke Shaw goal and a happy Jose. "I want to win as much as I can win".
- Leicester City (@LCFC) August 10, 2018There has been a general buzz in the footballing world as fans eagerly awaited the start of the new season following the hugely successful World Cup.
They have done so with David Beckham, Gary Neville, Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs and more recently with the likes of Jesse Lingard and Marcus Rashford, helping these players grow from youngsters into established internationals who are comfortable playing at the highest level.